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Scientists from the National Museum of Natural History -- BAS report unique for Bulgaria fossil remains of marine reptiles at the conference Geosciences 2021

Scientists from the National Museum of Natural History — BAS report unique for Bulgaria fossil remains of marine reptiles at the conference Geosciences 2021


— 13 December 2021

The National conference with international participation Geosciences 2021 was held online on 9th and 10th of December. There, the palaeontologists Assist. Prof. Latinka Hristova and PhD student Vladimir Nikolov from the National Museum of Natural History — BAS, along with their colleagues Assist. Prof. Docho Dochev and undergrad student Gergana Velyanova from Sofia University, and Assoc. Prof. Lubomir Metodiev for the Geological Institute — BAS, presented before the Bulgarian geological community unique for the country, 245 million years old remains of marine reptiles discovered near the town of Godech, Western Bulgaria…
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The Biodiversity of Antarctica at the National Museum of Natural History

The Biodiversity of Antarctica at the National Museum of Natural History

[6 December 2021] — With the opening of the updated display Biodiversity of Antarctica, the National Museum of Natural History in Sofia, the Bulgarian Antarctic Institute, and the department of Basic and…
Joint action by scientists and businesses in preserving the Eastern imperial eagle

Joint action by scientists and businesses in preserving the Eastern imperial eagle

[21 September 2021] — During field research towards the end of July 2021, docent Petar Shurulinkov, ornithologist with the National Museum of Natural History with BAS, found an Eastern imperial eagle dead…
Official visit of Nikita Lobanov-Rostovsky in the National Museum of Natural History in Sofia

Official visit of Nikita Lobanov-Rostovsky in the National Museum of Natural History in Sofia

[7 September 2021] — On the 3rd of September 2021, the hereditary knyaz Nikita Dmitrievich Lobanov-Rostovsky was welcomed into the National Museum of Natural History with BAS by Prof. Pavel Stoev, museum…
Brown bear Action Plan for Bulgaria

Brown bear Action Plan for Bulgaria

[6 August 2021] — The brown bear is one of the flagship species of Bulgaria and it is included in the Biological Diversity Act. At the same time, it is a priority species for conservation in the European…
Expanding deserts drove mammals out of Eurasia into Africa

Expanding deserts drove mammals out of Eurasia into Africa

[1 June 2021] — The emergence of deserts in Arabia had a decisive impact on the evolution and migratory movements of mammals including our human ancestors. This is the conclusion reached by an international…
Prof. Nikolai Spassov at 70 years of age

Prof. Nikolai Spassov at 70 years of age

[7 April 2021] — On April 7, 2021, our dear colleague and longtime director of the museum Prof. Nikolai Spassov turned 70 years…